Midcentury metal kitchen cabinets salvaged at a Washington Park home demolition. A vintage skee-ball machine scored at an Estes Park arcade vendor’s going-out-of-business sale. A six-burner range (with a 24-inch griddle!) that came from a restaurant equipment auction. When it comes to outfitting...
—Illustration by Erwin Sherman
With one graceful movement, a pizzaiolo at Pizzeria Locale pulls a hand-formed crust from the fiery oven. Circular and covered in red sauce and bubbling cheese, it looks like a typical Neapolitan-style pizza. And by all accounts it is—except for the crust. The yeasty flatbread is nutty-tasting and...
—Illustration by John Tomac
During 2014 midterm-election postmortems, politicians everywhere—including President Barack Obama, newly re-elected Governor John Hickenlooper, and freshly ousted U.S. Senator Mark Udall—recapped the events with one of the stalest clichés in the electoral universe: The voters have...
Denver’s afternoon sunshine filters through the front windows of my Sunnyside bungalow as I sit in the corner of my L-shaped couch. Four years ago, I left my home state of Connecticut for Colorado, started a job as a middle school choir and theater teacher, and bought this house. When I moved...
—Courtesy of Alex Fenlon
The 10th—and final—run of the day unfurls below me. During the nine previous descents, I hadn’t been the fastest, most aggressive, or prettiest rider on the snow, but I was probably the most grateful.
After all, my chance to experience Irwin, a legendary backcountry spot near Crested Butte...
—Photography by Emily Minton Redfield
After 44 years together, Anne and Bob Fries have found one more secret to a happy marriage: a kitchen that accommodates at least two cooks.
The pair, who began dating in high school, discovered this bliss after recently renovating their 1928 Tudor in Congress Park. The makeover was...
—Photo by Aaron Colussi
FOR THE GARDENER
Clockwise from left:
• Coiled Rope Cachepot, $77 for set of three, Areo Home, 1-888-814-7988, areohome.com
• Medium Boxwood Round Wreath, $29, West Elm, 2955 East First Avenue, 303-320-1001, westelm.com
—Courtesy of Devil's Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa
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After I checked into my room at Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa last February, I took a moment to savor the setting: Two leather chairs were turned toward an only-in-Colorado view of the Ranch Creek Valley...